7 months Lawmakers see ballot format as cause of ‘disenfranchisement’ of partylist voters MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza Lawmakers scored Wednesday the supposed “disenfranchisement” of partylist voters, even as they chided the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for its failure to educate the voters that the partylist was put at the back of the ballot. House Minority Leader and Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez (KJ ROSALES / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Members of the House Committee on Public Accounts, chaired by Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez questioned the poll body for putting partylist choices at the back of the ballot, even they grilled the Comelec over the seven-hour delay in the posting of results by the transparency server. ... more